Thursday, April 13, 2000

Carlisle police chief accepts Fairfield Twp. job




BY David Eck
Enquirer Contributor

        CARLISLE — Police Chief Richard St. John wasn't looking for a new job after only eight months, but he couldn't resist the chance to come home.

        Chief St. John is ending his stint as this Warren County village's chief to become chief in Fairfield Township, where he lives. He will replace Michael Kirsch, who is retiring.

        “This is probably one of only an extremely few opportunities that would have motivated me to leave Carlisle,” Chief St. John said. “ ... The village of Carlisle has been very good to me. I've worked with some truly professional people here.”

        His last day in Carlisle is April 28, and he starts in Fairfield Township May 1. He will be paid $46,500 a year, said Fairfield Township Trustee Joe McAbee.

        A 25-year veteran of the Fairfield Police Department, Chief St. John served as that city's acting chief before coming to Carlisle.

        In Warren County, he has helped rebuild a department rocked by a string of problems that led to the resignation of Chief Gary Long.

       



Anniversary puts police on alert for serial rapist
Fernald workers eligible for aid
Child deaths decline in county
Grandparents become parents again
Help raising children of relatives
Taft's gun bill killed in committee
UC to have anti-abortion exhibit
Judge decries lawyers as 'fleas'
Jury rejects Sheppard's innocence claim
LAPD recruiting Cincinnati officers
Museum adds to its space
Public fumes over phone tax
County's videotaped warning
Conference to target porn
Council yields on open meetings
Spending too hard to resist
GET TO IT
Queen City's moments to shine reflected in book
Tokyo String Quartet, Tocco entertaining
Pam Frank will meet Pam Frank
AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH
TRISTATE DIGEST
Another administrator plans to quit Springboro schools
- Carlisle police chief accepts Fairfield Twp. job
County votes to boost minority role in new Reds ballpark
Direct vote for mayor has setback
Ex-official convicted of theft from agency
Fairfield changes sign ordinance
Fire can't dampen cafe owners' spirits
Golf Manor's Mitzman steps down after 25 years
I-75 corridor study plans monthly meetings
Indians seeking support for holiday
Kentucky author meets fans
Lebanon agrees to buy old house
Monroe adds 74 acres for park
9 months late, city has budget
Students' parents complain to police
Woodlawn hones plan for renewal